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Greetings from the Buckeye State

Postby JO-hio » Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:03 pm

I'm Joe checking in from Ohio; About 35 miles east of the Capital City. Got my first Cub about 5 months ago. She's a 1947, serial number 4524, came with a blade, plow, belly mower, rear wheel weights and tire chains. Going to be using it on our little 3 acre piece of the earth. Although, this is my first cub, it's not the first in the family. As a child I remember my Uncle's 1950 demonstrator, and also having memories of riding on a early Cub that was on a farm that my Dad took care of back in New England in the early 1950s. My older brother still lives up in New England and has a 53 Cub. So, when I went looking for a tractor it was only natural to look for a Farmall Cub. I found this 47 sitting along a side road just north of Columbus with a for sale sign on it and made a deal with it's 80 year old owner. It starts up good and seems to run well. I just recently started working on it and already have found a few issues with it that I'll be seeking advice on from the wealth of knowledge displayed by all of you on this fine website.

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Re: Greetings from the Buckeye State

Postby RaymondDurban » Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:23 pm

Welcome to the Forum Joe!
Congrats on getting your new Cub! Jump right in, plenty of friendly folks here to help you out!

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Re: Greetings from the Buckeye State

Postby Bob McCarty » Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:33 pm

Joe, Welcome to the Forum. Make sure you mark your calendar for Bigdog's Cubfest in Stoutsville, the dates are July 20-21. See the announcements forum to find a link for more info.

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we need to think differently."
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Re: Greetings from the Buckeye State

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:29 pm

Joe. Welcome to the forum.. The place to find the answers to all the issues you have. Just go to the main forum and ask away. Be sure to check the manuals that are on line here.
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Re: Greetings from the Buckeye State

Postby Rudi » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:23 pm

Joe:

G'day and congrats :applause: on your 1st new to you Cub :D They get pretty addictive. You could end up with a couple more to help you with those 3 acres :lol: Suggest you follow the links below ... tons of really good info for our members.

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Re: Greetings from the Buckeye State

Postby dgrapes59 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:28 pm

Welcome to the Forum!

Congratulations on getting your first Cub!
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Re: Greetings from the Buckeye State

Postby Bezirk » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:33 pm

Welcome aboard !
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